Las Vegas II: Jeg Coughlin eliminations summary

Jeg and his Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier started race day from the No. 5 qualifying position and a chance to win the event for the third straight year. The 33-year old two-time NHRA POWERade Pro Stock champion scored a runner-up finish at the...

Jeg and his Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier started race day from the No. 5 qualifying position and a chance to win the event for the third straight year.

The 33-year old two-time NHRA POWERade Pro Stock champion scored a runner-up finish at the AC Delco NHRA Nationals. The Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier out ran two of his three opponents.

Jeg Coughlin defeated first-time qualifier Nick Fratt in the opening round. In the second round the reigning NHRA POWERade Pro Stock champion put "rookie" Dave Connolly on the trailer for fifth straight time in their five career match ups. In the semifinal round Jeg defeated Greg Anderson.

"We are looking forward to getting to Pomona," said Jeg. "our goal will be to win the final race of the season. Our entire program is going in the right direction."

ROUND-BY-ROUND:

Round #1: J. Coughlin 6.895 at 200.23 mph, defeated N. Fratt 6.935 at 199.97 mph

Round #2: J. Coughlin 6.886 at 199.70 mph, defeated D. Connolly 6.906 at 199.61 mph

Round #3: G. Anderson 6.860 at 202.31 mph, defeated J. Coughlin 6.916 at 199.32 mph

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Nick Fratt , Dave Connolly